From the age of 17, Jessica has had a passion for this industry. With a history of working in many different environments, including salons, spas and clinics across the UK, Jessica gained valuable experience. Jessica has an ever-growing portfolio consisting of a vast list of qualifications achieved over the years; this has enabled her to provide services of the highest standards. Jessica loves to aid positive developments within individuals, bringing health and well-being into day to day beauty and aesthetic treatments. Jessica not only owns the award-winning salon, but also motivates and provides training all over the UK in the ever-growing industry of beauty, aesthetics and holistic health.



Sophie has been working at Essential Beauty & Aesthetics since opening. Having achieved her Level 4 qualification and a degree, Sophie holds the highest level in the beauty profession. Sophie brings valuable experience and ideas to the table, contributing to the growth of Essential; ensuring it is the best that it can be. Sophie's skills aid the smooth running the salon whilst providing an outstanding customer service; she is a perfectionist with all the treatments she provides. With years of salon experience, as well as working as a lecturer, Sophie motivates the team by supporting growth of knowledge with in salon and out of salon training. Sophie's favourite treatments are eyelash extensions, laser hair removal and medical aesthetic treatments.



Rhiannon is one of our Taunton beauty therapist and aesthetic practitioner.
Rhiannon has been level 3 qualified for the last few years with spa and salon experience and now with us to pursue her level 4 qualifications and aesthetic career. Since she has been with us she has had the most amazing feedback from clients, great customer service and has such talent in her treatments. 



Amy brings such skill and knowledge to the salon. Promising excellent customer service while providing exceptionally high standard treatments. Amy is our beauty guru with her specialised treatments being massage, relaxation facials, make up and eyebrow treatments. Amy will make you feel comfortable and at ease throughout treatments and is happy to assist with any further questions and advise. Amy has worked with Essential while completing her beauty apprenticeship, and was recently awarded beauty apprentice of the year for all her hard work and dedication.



Coco brings to the team great experience and knowledge, she has a professional attitude and strives to ensure her clients have the best experience. Coco is hands on and has large loyal client base. Her favourite treatments are facials, massage and nails while also making an excellent eyelash technician. Continuously developing her knowledge in the world of aesthetics, Coco has expanded her treatment specialities into laser hair removal and advanced skin treatments.



Holistic Health Practitioner - Colonic Hydrotherapist, Homeopath, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Practitioner, Detox Facilitator and Health Lecturer



Mandy brings to the salon a wealth of experience in health and wellbeing. Since graduating as a Homeopath in 2000 she has added Colonic Hydrotherapy and Emotional Freedom Technique to her qualifications. Mandy also ran her own Detox Retreats for 12 years, worked for Jason Vale for 4 years and is currently working part time at detox retreats both in Somerset and Portugal. Mandy predominantly sees herself as a truly holistic practitioner, as she loves joining the dots between physical and mental/emotional symptoms. She is passionate about her work, particularly gut health, the gut/brain connection and managing stress, and does talks on all aspects of health in order to get the message out to as many people as possible.



Having gained her beauty qualifications, Charlie went on to further her knowledge in massage therapy. Charlie represents her college having entered into World Skills as a competitor. Charlie has a passion for the industry and develops great relationships with her clients. Her favourite treatments are Indian head massage, hot stone massage and eyelash lift. Charlie is hands on, continuously seeking to expand on her knowledge and experience. Being so talented at a young age, Charlie has such potential, confidently expanding her skills set; she has a positive future within the industry.


Dr Aziz

Dr Mahmoud Aziz is based in our Taunton clinic but also offers clinics in the Weston area. Dr Aziz has always had a special interest in Aesthetics. After graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Dr Aziz has been practising non surgical cosmetic procedures alongside his NHS work. Dr Aziz truly has an aesthetic eye and a thorough knowledge of facial anatomy and the physiology behind ageing. He promotes overall wellbeing and safety of his patients providing a bespoke treatment for each individual.


Dr Fox Offices

Knightstone Island


BS23 2AD

Tel: 01934 641773

       01823 251959

       07494 327811



Tuesday-Friday 8am-8pm


Sunday-Appointment only

160 East Reach




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